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United Messengers of Peace to Host Walk for Lung Cancer Awareness

Press Release

PERTH AMBOY – Nonprofit organization and charity, United Messengers of Peace invites community members to sign up for their first Lung Cancer Awareness Walk on Saturday May 13, 2017 beginning at the Perth Amboy Train Station and ending at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (183 Rector St). Participants can register online at Volunteers are needed for the event. Volunteer information will be provided upon request. The UMoP Lung Cancer Awareness Walk, supported by the Raritan Bay Area YMCA, Renovation House, Abundant Life Worship Center, Thrift World Outlet, and God’s Army Ministries, will aim to bring awareness of lung cancer to the community. Registration for this event is free.

The walk starts at 11:00 AM, with participant and sponsor registration running from 9 AM-10:15AM. Open registration will also occur during this time frame. This will occur at the Train Station.

“This is our first season hosting this walk and every year we notice how the need for lung cancer awareness rises,” said Stephanie Márquez-Villafañe, Founder and President. “With the help of our supporters and community members, we anticipate the spread of lung cancer awareness will increase tremendously this year.”

Following the event, participants are invited to refreshments and information provided by various community businesses and organizations! For more information or to register online, please visit or

A Quick Note: United Messengers of Peace is a registered nonprofit organization and NJ charity. Donations for the event will be accepted at any time and are tax-deductible.

Media Contact:

Stephanie Márquez-Villafañe

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